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Video Review: 'The Quarry'

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The Quarry

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
112 minutes
performer:
Jonny Phillips, John Lynch
distributor:
First Run Features
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B

In The Quarry, Irish actor Lynch (wasted as the shallow rapscallion in 1998’s Sliding Doors) oozes inner torment as a man running from an undisclosed past, who cloaks himself in the identity of a Baptist minister in coastal South Africa. French director Marion Hänsel has steeped her desolate psychological thriller in racial and religious intrigue, artfully lensing a multilayered story of complex characters so subtle its virtues could easily be overlooked. B

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